Sparking Spooktacular Sales


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In five short weeks, zombies, princesses and superheroes will hit the streets in search of something sweet—and children will not be the only dressed-up participants on the prowl for a satisfying snack this Halloween. Pets will join in the spooky celebration en masse, with an estimated 23 million people planning to dress their pets in costumes, according to the National Retailer Federation (NRF). Americans are expected to spend $350 million on pet costumes this year, according to the NRF’s Halloween Consumer Spending Survey.

Now is the time for pet retailers to get their Halloween merchandise and displays in order. Nearly half of Americans (43.3 percent) will start their Halloween shopping in the first two weeks of October, according to the NRF survey. 

With that in mind, here’s a sampling of this year’s trending pet costumes, plus some rewarding treats for all those tricks pets are bound to perform.



Anit Accessories
Gypsy Princess Dog Costume

 

 

 

Anit Accessories

Pink Princess Dog Costume

 

 

 

Anit Accessories

Royal Harlequin Dog Costume

 

 

 

 

Rubie’s Pet Shop Boutique
Shark Pet Costume

 

 

 

 

Rubie’s Pet Shop Boutique

Leonardo from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

 

 

 

 

Rubie’s Pet Shop Boutique

Beetlejuice

 

 

Hip Doggie
Bite Me Squeak Toy and Matching Tee

 

 

 

 


Orostani Couture
Metal Rocker Jacket and Coordinating Skull Tutu

 



Jone’s Natural Chews
Bow Wow Bucket

 

 

 

Claudia’s Canine Cuisine
Halloween Mummy

 

 

 

 

Claudia’s Canine Cuisine

Giant Candy Corn

 

 

 

Claudia’s Canine Cuisine

Spider Bone

 

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